Job Type

Full Time

Published

11/08/2018

Address

184 Eldridge Street
New York
New York
10002
United States

Description

Project Home is a blended program that combines the following services: homelessness prevention for families and individuals at-risk of eviction; support for general short-term housing and social services; and leadership development and advocacy group;  We are part of University Settlement, a community-based, multi-service agency that has served the Lower East Side and Chinatown communities since 1886.


The Case Manager provides direct services to families and individuals facing housing instability and/or are dealing with a wide range of housing issues including eviction, lack a repairs, lease issues, lack of tenants’ rights information, maintenance of housing subsides, and assistance with emergency housing issues to name a few . Direct services include tenants’ rights counseling, landlord /tenant mediation, advocacy in court or hearings and to secure/maintain benefits and entitlements, and crisis intervention.



Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree required (Social Work or related major preferred, but not required)
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish or Bilingual English/Chinese
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Organization and follow-through
  • Knowledge of housing and social welfare systems in New York City a plus
  • Ability to work within a culturally diverse community and as part of a team
  • Tenacious advocacy skills and a commitment to “case to cause” direct services perspective


Bilingual English/Spanish

https://www.universitysettlement.org/us/jobs/project_home/case-manager-bilingual-english-s/


Bilingual English/Chinese

https://www.universitysettlement.org/us/jobs/project_home/case-manager-bilingual-english-c/




 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree


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